The Dystopia Worlds of Neuromancer and Cyberpunk #cyberpunk #SciFiSunday
For some readers of William Gibson’s groundbreaking cyberpunk novel, Neuromancer, it might be easy to miss some of the richly layered details and nuances of the dense novel. I know I got so much more out of it on the second and third reading. Especially in the second half of the book, things get very convoluted and confusing, with warring Chiba City interests, different AIs plotting dark deeds, and megacorporate families vying for power.
This spoiler-intensive video from Quinn Howard does an excellent job of summarizing the details of the novel and also giving some background on the cyberpunk genre in general, and where the genre went after Gibson.
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